blows up

present tense third-person singular of blow up
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as in explodes
to break open or into pieces usually because of internal pressure the building blew up because of a gas leak

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as in shatters
to cause to break open or into pieces by or as if by an explosive blew up the biggest rocks and then cleared them away

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“Blows up.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/blows%20up. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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